2 Day Trip to Cairo from Marsa Alam



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**Two-Day Cairo Highlights Tour: A Journey Through Ancient and Medieval Marvels**

Embark on a captivating two-day tour of Cairo, where ancient wonders and medieval marvels await. From the iconic Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum to the enchanting landmarks of Islamic Cairo and the panoramic views from Cairo Citadel, this itinerary promises an immersive exploration of Egypt’s rich history.

**Day 1: Pyramids and Egyptian Museum**

– **Morning: Arrival and Pyramids Exploration**
– Arrive in Cairo and meet your Egyptologist guide.
– Head to the Giza Plateau to explore the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus.
– Discover the enigmatic Sphinx and the Valley Temple.

– **Afternoon: Lunch and Egyptian Museum**
– Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
– Visit the Egyptian Museum, home to an extensive collection of artifacts from ancient Egypt.
– Explore the treasures, including the famed Tutankhamen collection.

– **Evening: Leisure Time**
– Spend your evening at leisure, perhaps enjoying a stroll along the Nile or exploring local markets.

**Day 2: Islamic Cairo and Cairo Citadel**

– **Morning: Citadel and Mohamed Ali Mosque**
– Begin your day at the Cairo Citadel, a medieval Islamic fortification.
– Explore the impressive Mohamed Ali Mosque, also known as the Alabaster Mosque.

– **Midday: Lunch**
– Have lunch at a restaurant in the vicinity.

– **Afternoon: Islamic Cairo and Khan El Khalili**
– Explore the historic district of Islamic Cairo.
– Visit landmarks such as the Sultan Hassan Mosque and the Al-Rifa’i Mosque.
– Wander through the bustling bazaar, Khan El Khalili, known for its vibrant atmosphere and diverse shops.

– **Evening: Panoramic Views**
– Conclude your tour with a visit to a high vantage point, perhaps the Citadel, for panoramic views of Cairo.
– Enjoy the breathtaking sunset over the city.

This two-day tour encapsulates the essence of Cairo, from the ancient wonders of the Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum to the medieval charm of Islamic Cairo and Cairo Citadel. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Egypt, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Book your Cairo Highlights Tour for an unforgettable experience.

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  • Internal flight ticket (Hurghada/Cairo/Hurghada)
  • Pick up services from your hotel in Marsa Alam and return
  • Accommodation in Cairo at Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa with breakfast
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English speaking guide throughout tours
  • Entrance fees to all the sights in Cairo
  • Two Lunch during tours in Cairo
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle
  • Shopping tours through out Khan El Khalili bazaars
  • All service charges and taxes


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  • Your adventure begins with a private transfer from your hotel in Marsa Alam to Hurghada Airport.
  • Board a flight to Cairo where you'll be greeted by an Egyptologist guide.
Giza Plateau Exploration:
  • Discover the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus.
  • Explore the Great Sphinx and the Valley Temple, offering insights into ancient Egyptian history.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world's oldest stone structure, dating back to the 3rd Dynasty.
  • Transfer to your hotel in Cairo for check-in and an overnight stay.
  • Begin your day with breakfast at the hotel.
Museum Exploration:
  • Head to the Egyptian Museum, housing an extensive collection of artifacts spanning 5,000 years.
  • Marvel at the treasures of Tutankhamen, including gold and jewelry.
  • Savor lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo.
Citadel Visit:
  • Explore Salah el din Citadel and the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali.
  • Admire the architectural wonders designed by Yousif Boushnaq.
Islamic Cairo and Khan El Khalili:
  • Immerse yourself in the historic charm of Islamic Cairo.
  • Navigate through Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s renowned bazaar.
  • Transfer to Cairo Airport for your return flight to Hurghada.
Return to Marsa Alam:
  • Upon arrival at Hurghada Airport, a transfer will take you back to your hotel or resort in Marsa Alam.
This two-day tour offers a comprehensive exploration of Cairo's iconic landmarks, blending ancient wonders with the vibrant spirit of the city. Immerse yourself in Egypt's rich history and culture, creating lasting memories of your journey from Marsa Alam to Cairo.

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